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Dispelling Common Heating Oil Myths

October 19, 2020

Homeowners and business owners often ask us questions regarding heating oil. They ask about its impact on the environment, oil-fired heating system efficiency, and more. With these questions, it is apparent that there are many heating oil myths floating around. This article provides real answers to some of the questions.

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Ways To Reduce Your Heating Oil Costs This Winter

October 12, 2020

During the winter, oil consumption and energy costs go up as homeowners crank up the heat to stay comfortable indoors. If you’re wondering whether it’s possible to save money on heating oil without the need to install fancy equipment, read these tips to help you bring your heating oil costs down this winter season.

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Tips to Recognize Signs of Energy Loss in Your Home

October 5, 2020

Energy waste will drive up your utility costs and negatively affect your overall health. So what signs can you be on the lookout for? In this article, we discuss some indicators of energy loss in your home. By knowing what to look for, you can make the necessary adjustments to start saving.

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How Long Does Heating Oil Last?

September 27, 2020

Many households have leftover heating oil after the winter has ended. Some of our customers express concerns about heating oil lifespan. Does it expire? Will someone have to remove it? In this article, we discuss some of the factors that impact the life expectancy of your fuel oil.

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What Is Diesel Exhaust Fluid?

September 14, 2020

Diesel exhaust fluid or DEF is a vital ingredient in vehicle emission control. To lower NOx levels, DEF is mixed with diesel exhaust particles in a process known as Selective Catalytic Reduction. In this article, we discuss what you need to know about diesel exhaust fluid, including the benefits that you will receive.

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Five Reasons To Give Your Home Furnace An Annual Tune-up

September 8, 2020

One of the most effective ways to improve the lifespan of your home heating equipment is by having an annual furnace tune-up. Beyond making your furnace last a lot longer, however, a tune-up can provide a very diverse range of important benefits. This article discusses five reasons to set up your annual furnace tune-up.

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Should My Furnace Smell Like Heating Oil?

September 1, 2020

Although a lingering smell of heating in the home isn’t completely normal, there are several cases in which this might happen. Some issues are both fleeting and trivial but others can be much more persistent and serious. This article discusses a few possible explanations for this problem and what you should do.

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How Can an On-Site Fuel Pump Keep Employees Safe?

May 29, 2020

Trips to the gas station are a regular part of the workday for workers who use company vehicles to get from job-site to job-site or client to client. Unfortunately, each of those trips puts your…

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Can Mobile Direct Fueling Help Minimize Germ Transfer at the Pump?

May 12, 2020

Are your employees safe when they head to the gas station to fuel up? One study by Kimberly-Clark found that a whopping 71% of gas station pump handles had high levels of contamination. While bacteria…

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